In the Company of Poets 2: from the Jaws of Disaster


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The poetry anthology launch I was talking about here a couple of weeks ago went ahead yesterday.  Did it go well?  In the end, yes, but it was almost a disaster!

Everything appeared to be going fine.  After heroic work from several members of the group and quite a bit of to-ing and fro-ing, the proofs were agreed.  Despite a bit of drama over payment for them, the books arrived on time from the printers (I had half-expected to have to drive down to Luton to fetch them).  All the arrangements had been made with the venue, Huddersfield Library, who had even agreed to set the chairs out for us.  We spent the morning in the University enjoying a workshop on Shakespeare, interrupted only by the sound of  Chris Huck’s phone twice going off and being hurriedly silenced (something of a running joke in our little group – it seems to happen at every meeting) and then…

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About T E Taylor

I write historical and contemporary fiction - my novels Zeus of Ithome and Revolution Day are published by Crooked Cat. I also write poetry, academic non-fiction (philosophy) and the occasional short story. I like to play the guitar and walk up hills. Originally from north Staffordshire, I live in Meltham, West Yorkshire, UK with my wife Rosa.
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